CGC Project Listing

 

Current Projects

  • Family Food Preservation Workshops

    FREE FAMILY PRESERVATION WORKSHOPS Funded by Our Cowichan Communities Health Network (OCCHN), Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is hosting a series of FREE food preservation workshops geared toward young families.  This project aims to teach or feature a …

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  • Food Recovery Project

      Food Recovery Project – January to October 2018 The Cowichan Green Community has received funding from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction to initiate a food recovery project. With the assistance of 4 participants, this proj …

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    Incubator Seed Farm

    Cowichan Incubator Seed Farm   The Cowichan Incubator Seed Farm (CISF) is a growing project that addresses food security in the Cowichan Region.  Located on Municipality of North Cowichan land on Beverly Street, the Incubator Farm team has been bu …

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  • KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kid’s Camp Our KinPark Kid’s Camp has now wrapped up for the summer of 2017. Please stay tuned for our next camp season in 2018! KinPark Kid’s Camp is a great opportunity for children ages 6 – 12 to learn plenty about gardening, and farming whi …

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    Cowichan Lake Community Garden

    Cowichan Lake Community Garden Background The Cowichan Green Community (CGC) was contracted by Island Health to design and build a community garden with volunteers in Lake Cowichan. The quarter acre garden is located in Centennial Park, on the Town of …

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  • Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories With funding from the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP), under Service Canada, the “Sharing Our Seed Stories” project was hosted by the Cowichan Green Community from March 2014 to March 2015.  Designed to document the his …

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    Community Urban Food Forest

    Community Urban Food Forest   The Community Urban Food Forest is located just outside CGC’s offices at The Station, 360 Duncan St. The garden is full of beautiful edible and medicinal plants that were planted together to create an amazing, diverse …

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    Farmers’ Market Nutrition & Coupon Program

    Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program Increasing Local Access to Local Food BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program from BC Assoc. of Farmers’ Markets on Vimeo. Starting in 2013, the Cowichan Green Community (CGC) had the opportunity to team-up w …

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Project News

  • Family Food Preservation Workshops

    FREE FAMILY PRESERVATION WORKSHOPS Funded by Our Cowichan Communities Health Network (OCCHN), Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is hosting a series of FREE food preservation workshops geared toward young families.  This project aims to teach or feature a …

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Upcoming Events

    • Love of Upcycling March Workshops

      Tuesday, March 6, 2018
      Garden Totes Date: Tuesday March 06 Two Workshop Times: 10 am to 2:00 pm OR 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm Fee: Due at time of Registration- $30/person/workshop OR $25 if registered on/before Feb 28th. We will be Upcycling canvas/twill pants, recovered...
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